Who’s Who in the Western Fiction of Zane Grey


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About the Book

Best known for his popular Western fiction, American author Zane Grey has often been called the “Homer of the West.” His works influenced many subsequent writers in the genre and provided the raw material for dozens of popular Western films.
This book is a dictionary of the major and minor characters in Zane Grey’s Western novels and short fiction, providing a brief description and summary of each character and identifying the novels or short stories in which the character appears. Many entries also include an analysis of the character’s thematic significance within the author’s Western fiction as a whole.

About the Author(s)

John Donahue is an instructor in the English department at Champlain Regional College, St. Lambert-Longueuil Campus in Québec Canada. He is a regular presenter at the Western Literature Association and in the Westerns section of the Popular Culture Association.

Bibliographic Details

John Donahue
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 416
Bibliographic Info: index
Copyright Date: 2012 [2008]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-6421-0
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Introduction      1

Characters in the Western Fiction of Zane Grey      3

Index      401